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M.Tech Admission 2014 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna

Updated on Thu, 17 April 2014 at 11:16 IST

Applications are invited for admission to the Master of Technology (M.Tech.) programmes starting in July 2014. The programmes are of two years duration. The details of the programmes offered by Schools/Departments and specializations are as follows:

Categories of M.Tech. Students

The Institute admits M.Tech. students under the following categories:


These are students who work full-time for their M.Tech. degrees and receive assistantships from the Institute or fellowship from any other recognised funding agency.


A candidate in this category is sponsored by a recognised R&D organisation, academic institution, governmental organisation or industry for doing MTech in the Institute on a full-time basis. The applicant must be a regular employee of his/her organisation with at least two years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought. He/She will not receive any financial support from the Institute. Sponsorship letter (Form I, available with the application form) must be attached with the duly filled in application form.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission to M.Tech. Programme

The programme is open to candidates of all categories with Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology / M Sc or equivalent professional degrees (AMIE, etc.) and having a valid GATE score. Note: All regular category candidates (except those having B.Tech. degrees from an IIT with a minimum CPI of 8.0) must possess a valid score of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). Candidates seeking admission to M.Tech. Programme of the Institute shall have to possess a minimum of 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) for General/OBC categories and 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale) for SC/ST categories in the final qualifying examination. All selected candidates have to produce the certificate with regard to the marks secured in the final qualifying examination by 31-10-2014. Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC (including OBC Minorities) (Non-creamy layer) and PD categories: As per Govt. of India rules. OBC (including OBC Minorities) (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per prescribed format in annexure I, II and III (as applicable) available with the Application form.

Selection Procedure

Selection is based on performance in GATE and Personal Interview of short-listed candidates. Marks obtained in GATE and in personal interview will have 70% and 30% weightage respectively. Personal interview will be held to test the skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas. Personal interviews will be conducted at IIT Patna. The eligibility and the GATE papers for the M.Tech. programmes are given below:

Financial Support

(For regular students who are Indian nationals)

* Assistantships are provided to regular students (Indian nationals) at the rate of Rs.8,000/- per month, with valid and qualifying GATE score above the prescribed cut off level for M.Tech. programme . GATE score requirement is exempted for students with Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0.
* Assistantships from external funding organisations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned funding organisations.
* Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or from any other funding agencies, are required to*
* perform academic duties as per prevailing norms.
* The continuation of the assistantship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and
* satisfactory progress of the student in the M.Tech. programme.
* Financial assistantship will be for a maximum period of 2(two) years.

Application Procedure:

For July 2014 admission, the online link will remain active till, 22-04-2014. Please login and fill up all the parts of the application form. Follow the instructions given in the document “Instructions to Candidates”. At the end a final PDF will be generated. You can download it from your registered email address or from your application page.

You are requested to send final submitted application generated online duly signed along with copies of mark sheets/certificates and other testimonials (both sides) and a Demand Draft for Rs. 300/- for General/OBC candidates and Rs. 150/- for SC/ST/PD and Female candidates drawn in any nationalized bank and payable at Patna in favour of IIT Patna and send to the Assistant Registrar(Academic), Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800 013, Bihar, so as to reach on or before 29-04-2014. Please mark on the top of the envelope, Application for M.Tech. admission in “ Name of the Specialisation ”.

Those applying for more than one specialisation should make separate application for each specialisation.

Important Dates:

Start Date of On-line Application Form: 01-04-2014 onwards
Closing Date of On-line Application Form: 22-04-2014
Last Date for receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Patna is: 29-04-2014 (by post)
Tentative Date for written test (for sponsored candidates only) and/or personal interview: 19-05-2014 to 30-05-02014

Note: The above information is not the complete set of Rules & Regulations for the M.Tech. programmes at IIT Patna.

For any further information, please contact

Assistant Registrar (Academic),

Indian Institute of Technology Patna

Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800 013, Bihar

Phone : +91 (621) 2552103

Fax: +91 (612) 2277383

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